Research Updates

Research short: Is integrated care value for $?

Dr Mary Wyatt

A European study of an integrated care program for workers with long term back problems shows a return of $26 for every $1 invested.

Research short: Is integrated care value for money? People with long term back problems, for example chronic low back pain, often remain out of the workforce for the long term.  This occurs in most industrialised countries, such as the Netherlands where this study was done, as well as Australia and the US. The researchers of this study evaluated an intervention to help people back to work and the cost effectiveness of that interve...

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